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Book on ten years of IIM-I

india Updated: Oct 02, 2006 16:05 IST

A BOOK titled ‘First Ten Years of IIM- Indore’ providing interesting glimpses of the first 10 years in the form of memoirs, experiences and messages would be released by Indian Institute of Management, Indore on its 10th Foundation Day on October 3.

IIM-I Director DR SP Parashar said that it was on this day that the IIM Indore was registered as a Society. ITC LTD chairman Y C Deveshwar who will also deliver a lecture on the topic, “Triple Bottom Line- ITC Experiences” at 2:30 pm at the Institute Auditorium, will release the book.

IIM-I, which is the youngest amongst the IIMs, in a short span of 10 years has emerged as a highly regarded centre of excellence in management education, both, nationally and internationally. It has international student and faculty exchange programs with North-Eastern University, Boston, USA; Auckland University, New Zealand; University of Science and Technology, China; EM Lyon, France; and IAE, France.

The student intake to PGP this year was increased from 120 to 180. The number of MDPs and in-company programs offered this year would exceed 50 and the institute is in the advanced stage of finalizing 6-month extended MDPs and Certificate Programs for corporates.

The Fellow Program in Management (Ph D equivalent) has been launched this year. The 6-month PG Certificate Program in Management for Defence Officers was launched in April and got completed in September. The next batch of this program will begin from January 2007. The One- year Certificate Program in Management, and the One- year Certificate Program in Sales and Marketing through broadband are scheduled from November 2006.

In terms of infrastructure, first phase of rainwater harvesting has been completed and a Sewerage Treatment Plant has become functional. A Narmada water connection has also been approved. With sufficient water available about 7000 trees will be planted on campus by October.